The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings with President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch on Wednesday. Ms. Lynch proved to be a very intelligent and capable attorney.
The term “beneficence” is used in ethics, and relates to benefit, or beneficial actions. It reflects a concern for the wellbeing of others, whether research subjects, the sick, constituents, or fellow citizens.
The business of protocol is important. Call it what you will, but good manners, dignity and courtesy are always best. Times most often call for posterior osculations around the world and with locals of various cultures and politics.
Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – And it's still raining! Major flooding now but not in Kuching where I live. Southern kampongs are all awash, schools closed and the government is flying in relief.
The past few weeks in Frederick have been rather interesting, entertaining and especially uplifting for journalists in all categories. During the fortnight when national and statewide events might overshadow goings-on locally, untoward conduct reared its ugly head and “really and truly” enables all of us to just guffaw.
Del. Kathy Afzali (R., 4th) has picked the wrong battle. Chuck Jenkins yielded the county GOP chair in order to accept the sheriff’s job – confirming my initial impression.
While Del. Kathy Afzali (R., 4th) would love for this column to be about her, it isn't. Her issues run much deeper than a bi-weekly column can contain. Her actions against public officials and constituents are too egregious to document until closer to the 2018 election, although we shouldn't be shocked to see a few in the next four years.
We’re returning to familiar ground, this time the stage at Frederick Community College’s Jack Kussmaul Theater. This column, if you bother to go back through the decades-long history, occasionally touches upon the theme of community theater in Frederick.
It has been a great week for County Councilman Kirby Delauter. Not so much for fellow Republican and District 4 State Delegate Kathy Afzali. Three weeks ago at the Vigilant Hose Co. banquet, Ms. Afzali sent an anonymous text message to Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins that has her in hot water.
Democrat Jan Gardner is the reverse of what I’ve heard. All things now will be Republican. When I moved here in 1984, as I’ve said, matters could be judged from the “Donkey” party; of course, James E. “Doc” McClellan was in charge.